RAS 2023: Notification, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility

About Exam:

Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) is a state service examination held by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission. The Exam is conducted to fill positions in state government departments such as Rajasthan Administrative Services, Rajasthan Police Services, Rajasthan Accounts Services, Rajasthan Tax Services etc. The RAS Exam is consists of three  stages:
(i) Preliminary Examination,
(ii) Main Examination and
(iii) Personal Interview
The Candidates must pass all three phases of the RAS exam to get selected. In this post, we will go over all you need to know about RAS 2023, such as the notification, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cut off, and so on.

Important Dates



RPSC RAS Notification 2023 for 905 vacancies was published on the official website rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in on June 28th, 2023. The notification includes all pertinent information, such as significant dates, vacancy details, eligibility criterion, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and more. Candidates must download and read the RPSC RAS 2023 notification from the direct link provided below for reference.

RPSC RAS Notification 2023, Download PDF

RAS 2022, Apply Online Here

Vacancy Details

A total of 905 vacancies are notified, 424 of which are for different State Service Posts, and the remaining 481 are for Subordinate Posts. The distribution of vacancies by post is given below.


RPSC establishes eligibility criteria for the Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) based on three key factors :

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification


The candidate must be an Indian citizen for applying in RAS exam.

Age Limit

Here are details of age criterion for the RAS exam:

Age Criterion RAS Age Limit
Minimum Age 21 Years
Maximum Age 40 Years

Age Relaxation

Here are the age relaxation criteria for the RAS exam, given by category:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST/ OBC (Rajasthan Domicile) 5 years
SC/ST/ OBC (Rajasthan Domicile) female 10 years
Gen Female 5 years
Gen (PH) 10 years
OBC (PH) 13 years
SC/ ST (PH) 15 years

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have a Graduation Degree from a govt recognized university.
  • There is no criterion for percentage in graduation exams.

RAS Syllabus

Prelims Syllabus

  • Rajasthan History: Ancient, Medieval. Modern, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage
  • Indian History: Modern Period, Ancient & Medieval Period
  • Indian Geography & World Geography
  • Geography of Rajasthan
  • Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance
  • Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  • Science & Technology
  • General Mental Ability & Analytical Reasoning
  • Current Affairs

Mains Syllabus

Paper Topics
Paper-I (General Knowledge and General Studies) Part-1: History
Unit A: Rajasthan: History, Art and Culture, Literature, Traditions, and HeritageUnit B – Indian Heritage’s History and CultureUnit C – The Modern World’s History (up to 1950AD)Part-2: Economics
Unit A- The Indian Economy Unit B- World Economy Global Economic issues and trendsUnit C- Economy of RajasthanPart-3: Sociology, Management, Accounting &

Unit A- Sociology Unit B- ManagementUnit C- Business Administration
Paper-II (General Knowledge and General Studies) Part 1- Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability, and Basic Numeracy
(i) Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Abductive)
Mental Ability
(iii) Basic Numeracy
Part 2- General Science & TechnologyPart 3- Earth Science
Part 4- Earth Science (Geography & Geology)

Unit A- WorldUnit B- IndiaUnit C- Rajasthan
Paper-III (General Knowledge and General Studies) Part I- Indian Political System, World Politics and Current Affairs
Part II- Public Administration and Management: Concepts, Issues and Dynamics
Part III- Administrative Ethics, Behavior, and Law

Unit A: Administrative Ethics Unit B: BehaviorUnit C: Law
Paper-IV General Hindi and General English
  • General Hindi
  • General English
    (i) Grammar & Usage
    (ii) Comprehension, Translation & Precis Writing
    (iii) Composition & Letter Writing

RAS Exam Pattern

Prelims Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Total Marks Total Time
General Knowledge 200 marks 3 hours

Mains Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Total Marks Total Time
General Studies-I 200 marks 3 hours
General Studies-II 200 marks 3 hours
General Studies-III 200 marks 3 hours
General Hindi & General English 200 marks 3 hours
Total Mains Marks 800 marks


Personal Interview 100 Marks

How to Apply for RPSC RAS 2023



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